Talk Pigs With April Jones of Gus & Co. @ Salt, Fire & Time - 2.9.2011
Feb 9th — Heritage pork shares, and pig farming with April Jones Gus & Co. Farm.April raises Tamworth pigs in Ridgefield, WA. This is a chance to learn about how she raises them, we will talk about grain feeds with her sister, Anna, an expert from Montana as well as the advantages/disadavantages to doing so. She raises and sells the animals as pork shares, so come and learn more about the why and how of participating. We will also talk a bit about how to use that whole pig once you’ve gotten it. $10/person 6:30pm
Gus & Co. Farm is owned by Gus the Dog and operated by April Jones. On 24 acres near Ridgefield, Washington, Farmer Jones grows a wide variety of vegetables, herbs, and fruits. In addition, she is particularly passionate about her small herd of heritage, pasture raised hogs.
Anna Jones-Crabtree, P.E., Ph.D. is a Sustainability Coordinator for the Federal Government. She and her husband Doug, have started Vilicus Farms, a 1280 acre grain, legume and oilseed farm in north central Montana to grow food as well as a new crop of farmers.